Crone: Part Three

Seasons turned into years. Crone started to feel the passing of those years more acutely. She was slowing down, she knew. It took her longer to get going in the morning, and the garden chores became almost too painful to think of. What had taken...

Crone: Part Two

Looking out the window and seeing the clouds, Crone knew the first snow was on its way. It was time to finish putting the garden to bed for the winter. Changing from slippers to her outside shoes, she pulled on her jacket, buttoned it up, and...

Eye Update

This is so much easier than trying to fit everything into 240 characters for Twitter! If you follow me on social media anywhere, you know I’ve been having vision problems. It started seven weeks ago…I started having flashes –...

Celebrate Yourself!

You’ve done (and perhaps even planned) the office parties. You’ve done the family thing at Yule/Christmas/Hanukkah/Diwali, whatever. You’ve done the friends thing at the New Year. Now it’s time to do something just...

Using Herbs in Ritual

To select the proper herbs to use in a ritual of any kind, there are several questions you must ask yourself (and/or those you’re working with). I’ll start by saying intent is everything in magic and words, actions, or even thoughts can change...

How I Spent My Summer…Weekend

/begin rant/ I am pissed. And my back & hips hurt like crazy – even after more or less relaxing yesterday. Over two years ago, I decided it was time to do paths from the house to the garden steps and down to the compost bin. We have a...

Update: Now with More Cussing!

Last week, I told you about my shoulders freezing again. As a friend of mine said, I’m a “pragmatic masochist.” After going through it all twice, I know what to do – there’s no reason to drive to town and pay someone...